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Texas Conflict Coach

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Welcome to the Texas Conflict Coach ® radio program with Founder and Host Pattie Porter and special guest hosts, Zena Zumeta, Stephen Kotev and Tracy Culbreath. Our program aims to help global listener's learn how to manage conflict constructively with tools, strategies, and resources regardless of whether the dispute is in your business,home, workplace, school, church community, family, or with neighbors. Tune in every Tuesday for a 30 minute program. Find our archived podcasts at www.texasconflictcoach.com

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Brav is a new way for people of any age to find a solution to bullying, violence, and conflict. Find out why this is so important and join our guest, Remi Alli to learn how to settle family, school, and workplace disputes online. Along with her JD, Remi Alli is a psychology graduate of the University of Michigan -- Ann Arbor. She also holds a Master's Degree in Health Law and Policy from Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She has mediated for over 15 years, resolving thousands of cases, and is a trained and certified mediator through the Supreme Court of Ohio. She has written for Forbes, Neuroscience for Kids, among others, and received the top prize in the nation for her legal writing through the American Judges Association. She also served as a teacher of law through the Law & Leadership Institute. Stephen Kotev is a Washington D.C. based conflict resolution consultant offering mediation, negotiation and facilitation services, conflict coaching, training and somatic education to private and government clients. Helping people resolve problems and improve their performance is his passion and profession. Stephen is one of only two individuals to have been employed by both of the nation's two largest Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) membership organizations – the American Bar Association Section of Dispute Resolution and the Association for Conflict Resolution. Stephen has conducted trainings to international and national audiences in, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar, Germany, Northern Ireland and across the United States.
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We often long to solve conflict and the question becomes how. On today's program Eileen Dowse will share her SOLVE™ model as an easy approach for you to work through issues and develop lasting solutions. This process... more

You've heard it before...instinctively, when anyone feels threatened our brain kicks into gear with a fight or flight response. We either stand up and fight to protect ourselves, or we run away from the threat. It is biologically part of who... more

The Science & Fun Of Nonverbal Communication For Conflict Resolution Professionals Body Language and gestures are fun to talk about yet also have a significant impact during our interactions with others. As conflict and... more

Differences and disagreements – we deal with them all the time. They are conflicts, though we don't bother to label them as such. We listen and consider, we build solutions, we problem solve, and then we move on. Other times,... more

Special Education Mediation: A Proactive Approach to Resolving School Conflicts Join us to learn the who, what, when, how and why of special education mediation. Learn how special education students can get the services and... more

Bullying: An elephant in the classroom focuses on the chaos and mayhem exposed in one Texas school district. Teachers complain of abusive, fearful, and chaotic classrooms that interfere with educating students. They are the targets... more

Summer is ending and the school year draws near. Our kids have had lots of fun times together. Siblings can be the best of friends, but conflict and disagreements are also a natural part of their ever-changing relationships. We may not... more

We continue our Back to School series with Dr. Pamela Lane-Garon on Mentored Peer Mediation. Peer mediation has made a difference in schools all over our nation for 30 years. Mediator Mentors is a university-public school partnership in... more

Restorative Practices: Can ancient traditions of accountability and peacemaking create safer schools today Many schools need more practical and effective measures for ending violence and disruption and for promoting more... more

Using Hurricane Katrina as a model, this speaker will discuss the phenomenology of disasters in America. Various deleterious factors can be forecast that impede effective emergency response. These factors can be better managed when one... more